University of Huddersfield
Theory of Podiatric Surgery
Applicants should possess an Honours degree in podiatry or an equivalent qualification. Individuals without Honours or with a diploma in podiatric medicine will be considered on an individual basis by the admission team. Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the relevant registration authority in your country of origin. If you trained overseas, you must be registered with an appropriate governing body. For applicants whose 1st language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.
You will be required to study all six compulsory modules shown below, however some of the modules are taught on alternate years, so you may undertake these in a different order depending on which year you start the course. Year 1: critical appraisal of research literature plus either: anatomy for surgical practice or clinical pharmacology for registered podiatrists as well as either: clinical investigations and diagnostic imaging for podiatrists or principles of podiatric surgery. Year 2: research project preparation plus either: anatomy for surgical practice or clinical pharmacology for registered podiatrists. As well as either: clinical investigations and diagnostic imaging for podiatrists or principles of podiatric surgery. Year 3: project (health related).
Teaching will be delivered through study blocks, which require your attendance at the University. This will also be supported by online learning, podcasts and discussion forums. A variety of other teaching methods will be used including practical theatre sessions and the study of areal life case studies where you will have the opportunity to review anonymous, real case files of patients. Assessment will involve seminar presentations, assignments oral examinations and clinical assessments. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course. Feedback (usually written) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks - unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on exam performance/final coursework is available on request after the publication of results.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time block-release||September 2016||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Huddersfield||Huddersfield||HD1 3DH||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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